Synonyms for adverse
- allergic to
- down on
- down side
- have no use for
Antonyms for adverse
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADVERSE
The experience of civilized nations has hitherto been adverse to Socialism.
Nor was it a small inducement to him to think that the side he adopted was adverse to Kate.
The adverse weather held us in front and the disease pressed on our rear.
"Some adverse influence is at work," said Funkelstein, with some vexation.
It is not wonderful that property began in adverse possession.
Criticisms when they have been adverse have been surprisingly harsh.
Miller's 'suggestion' is adverse to the serenity of the psychic, that's all.
There was some adverse criticism of the play as a whole, but there was only one opinion of Haxard.
She anticipated for me the cold winds and beating rains of an adverse destiny.
Yet it is difficult to understand the grounds of these adverse criticisms.
late 14c., "contrary, opposing," from Old French avers (13c., Modern French adverse) "antagonistic, unfriendly, contrary, foreign" (e.g. gent avers "infidel race"), from Latin adversus "turned against, turned toward, fronting, facing," figuratively "hostile, adverse, unfavorable," past participle of advertere, from ad- "to" (see ad-) + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Related: Adversely.